Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-179084

Description

Wallpaper fragment. A pastoral scene of three sheep by a tree and fence. Printed in two browns, three greens, black and white on a light green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House, Parlor

Additional Identification Number

382

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Clara Sanborn

Accession Number

1922.13B

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England; pp. 125-6, fig 28.3. Lynn; Wallpaper in America; pp. 280-1, fig 12.11. From WPNE: "The vignette with the sheep is identical to one used to illustrate an 1816 advertisement for Landscape Figures made by Woodbridge and Putnam at

Places

Possibly France
Possibly United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Pastoral

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Sheep
fences
castle
flowers

Period/Style

Landscape figure